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July 2013 - Houston

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ALEXANDER'S FINE PORTRAITS, CRESSANDRA THIBODEAUX Domestic Delights for Habitat and Houston Heights Chairmen Gerald & Anita Smith at Habitat for Humanity H ome is where the heart is, as underscored by two galas this season. First, Houston's Habitat for Humanity invited revelers to don ruby slippers for There's No Place Like Home Gala, which celebrated the nonprofit's 25th anniversary. Chairmen Kelli Cohen Fein and Martin Fein, Leela and Nat Krishnamurthy, Anita and Gerald Smith, and Trini Mendenhall Sosa and Frank Sosa presided over the Emerald City evening at the Hilton Americas–Houston, which raises money to aid Houstonarea underprivileged families acquire homes. Homebodies: Emcee Deborah Duncan attired as Dorothy, speaker Dorothy Howard, Margaret Williams with Jim Daniel, Don and Nancy Woo, and Winell and William Herron. Later in the season, Houston Heights Association's Then & Now Gala began with tours of Heights homes followed by an art-focused night at Silver Street Studios curated by chairmen Chris Silkwood, Anne Culotta, and Kelly Simmons. The candle- and lantern-lit seated dinner catered by Hilton Americas, was followed by tunes from DJ William Jason Puffer. Acolytes of the Heights: Kermit Eisenhut, Kathye Elledge, Kristal Kirksey, Trudy Nelson, Eileen Reed, John Newcaster, and Dawnia Willis. Kelley Rowland "Relaxation" 18"x24" Mixed Media 2011 Mixed Media 2011 Jumper Maybach with "Santa Fe Metro Man" 12"x12" 2011 Jumper Maybach® Fine Art By appointment only. Do you own a "Jumper Maybach®" yet? cell 713-703-1350 Anne Reese Hernandez with her artwork at Houston Heights Association Chairmen Kelli Cohen-Fein & Martin Fein at Habitat for Humanity Danielle & John Ellis at Habitat for Humanity Chairmen Frank Sosa & Trini Mendenhall Sosa at Habitat for Humanity Chair trio Chris Silkwood, Anne Culotta Kelly Simmons William & Winell Herron at Habitat for Humanity Kevin Tate at Houston Heights Association Diane & Harry Gendel with door by Jackie Gendel at Habitat for Humanity JULY | PAGE 15 | 2013 Deborah Duncan at Habitat for Humanity Chairmen Leela & Nat Krishnamurthy Honorees Brian & Irene Binash at Habitat for Humanity Kermit Eisenhut, Kathye Elledge at Houston Heights Association Christine Tucker at Houston Heights Association

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